[LAD] [LAU] FOSS Ethernet Soundcard

fons at kokkinizita.net fons at kokkinizita.net
Tue Nov 24 10:33:11 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 11:26:04AM +0100, Florian Faber wrote:

> > I wonder why no company took up this idea already, it seems so sleek and 
> > logical. (Almost) every computer has ethernet and the ethernet standard 
> > is (in my experience) problem free...
> A lot of companies are working on this, but for anything but a simple
> audio in/audio out you need technology that's not yet available to the
> broad public - at least not to the usual prices. Check out the AVB
> specification (IEEE 802.1).
> In the broadcast/studio segment, transport over ethernet is already in
> use by some manufacturers.

In the segment of large fixed audio installations (airports, 
train stations, cruise ships, etc.) things like Cobranet have
been in use for many years - the savings in wiring costs and
the gain in flexibility are enormous.



Io lo dico sempre: l'Italia è troppo stretta e lunga.

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